The midfielder has won praise from coach Warren Joyce for his efforts since the call-up from the U18s.
"You have to change the way you train and work harder every day. I feel you must try to develop every single day if you want to get into the first team and I realise you have to work very hard. I think a lot of people believe being a footballer is easy - if you can kick a ball, it's okay. But it is very hard work - not only on the pitch but off the pitch as well. If you go home, you have to make sure you rest and other things like that," Pereira told Inside United.
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